- Some of New Zealand's best and most highly respected Agile and DevOps Consultants
- Get help when you're starting or when Agile or DevOps isn't working
- Agile and DevOps assessments to see where you're at and training to learn the skills you need
- Scrum Masters and DevOps Coaches to get teams and leaders working in the right ways
- Agile and DevOps change and transformation to scale the benefits.
Our Agile and DevOps Principal consultants
While our Agile and DevOps consultants are some of the best and most highly respected in New Zealand, what is more important is the results that they have delivered consistently over many years for software development shops, major banks, companies and government agencies. Meet our Principal Agile and DevOps Consultants:
- Julien Thomas, Principal Consultant
- Kirstin Donaldson, Principal Consultant
- Carl Weller, Principal Consultant
When Agile and DevOps doesn't deliver value
Agile, Lean, Kanban and DevOps are common terms in business and IT vocabulary today. But many organisations and teams are giving Agile and DevOps a go and not achieving the traction, improvement and uptake that was promised. Hands up if one of more of these is true in your organisation or team:
- Your Agile or DevOps change seems to be stalling, is encountering resistance, or is taking longer than you expected
- You feel your software teams could do the right thing, faster with fewer defects
- Your Scrum Master wears too many hats, is battle weary, or is still learning the ropes
- You can't find a good Scrum Master or DevOps coach who fits with your needs
- You are not getting the business engagement you need on your project.
Agile and DevOps assessments - where are you at?
We have a suite of Agile and DevOps assessments, that can be used at team, department or organisational level, to help you understand where you're at and where you can improve with Agile and DevOps. We can assess your maturity in all or any of these areas:
- Agile and DevOps process and approaches
- Agile and DevOps development tools and environment
- Continuous integration and continuous delivery
- Business alignment and knowledge
- Engagement of your people
- Delivering value to your business.
The 'Agile Starter' - get performing fast
Get your team started and performing with Agile with our 'Agile Starter' which includes 'Agile for teams' training and follow-up coaching from one of our Agile Consultants.
See our dedicated DevOps services to help your teams deliver faster, more frequent business and customer value.
Agile and Scrum training - learn the skills you need
Getting the most from Agile or DevOps requires new skills and work practices. Our training is delivered by our Principal and Senior Consultants who bring a wealth of experience from working in and with Agile and DevOps projects. In additional to our public Agile and Scrum training courses we also run dedicated in-house courses and can rapidly tailor content to your team's specific needs.
We also partner with Certified Scrum Trainer Rowan Bunning of Scrum WithStyle to deliver Certified ScrumMaster, Advanced Certified ScrumMaster and Certified Scrum Product Owner courses in New Zealand. Furthermore, we partner with Certified Enterprise Coach Michael Sahota to deliver Certified Agile Leadership training in New Zealand.
Find out more about our Agile and Scrum training.
Scrum Masters - lead your teams to success
Equinox IT has many practical, pragmatic Scrum Masters who have been psychologist trained in coaching, and who also have real world experience in solving tough business problems. They hold Certified ScrumMaster or Advanced Certified ScrumMaster credentials. They have the flexibility to adapt to your organisation's needs, and together with you, they can make your team shine.
Agile requirements - what your business needs today
We've been doing software requirements since 1995, but today we do them differently. Our Agile consultants and systems analysts are experts in Agile requirements approaches including user stories, specification by example and estimation.
Leadership coaching - work in the right ways
Our Agile Consultants have been psychologist trained in coaching and can help your key people and leaders tune their approach so you get greater benefit from Agile. Our Agile Consultants coach Scrum Masters within many organisations to successfully lead Agile delivery. They also work with Product Owners to help them ensure the expected business value is delivered. Finally, our people coach leaders outside of Agile delivery teams to establish a culture and way of working that helps Agile flourish in your organisation.
Agile or DevOps transformation - scale the benefits
Your Agile or DevOps change seems to be stalling. You haven't necessarily gotten the traction or improvement promised. Perhaps you have forgotten why you started an Agile or DevOps transformation.
We're experts at getting your change initiative back on track, helping you see the wood for the trees and re-engaging your teams and business partners. We'll help you to get measurable improvement happening in your teams.
Our Agile and DevoOps Consultants have worked on many successful transformations in New Zealand. We know how to deliver tangible change focused on business outcomes.